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March 27, 2015
Photo of the Week: March 27

Baby gorilla Bella leans back to check out the camera in our Photo of the Week! The little gorilla turned 1 month old on Tuesday.

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January 28, 2015
A Birthday Bash for Gibbon Caruso

Today is white-cheeked gibbon Caruso’s 25th birthday! To mark the occasion, caregivers offered Caruso and family plenty of fun enrichment, from party hats to swinging signs.

January 27, 2015
A Lion-Sized Birthday

African lion Sahar received some special enrichment to celebrate his fifth birthday! Watch the predator pounce on his cardboard gazelle in this special slideshow.

January 27, 2015
Video: Happy Birthday to African Lion Sahar

Lincoln Park Zoo's Volunteer Enrichment Group gave African lion Sahar a special gazelle piñata to prey on to celebrate the big cat's fifth birthday. See the carnivore stretch out his claws!

January 27, 2015
A Gazelle Gift for a Lion Birthday

Happy fifth birthday to African lion Sahar! The predator celebrated by pouncing on a gazelle piñata produced by our wonderful Volunteer Enrichment Group.

January 26, 2015
The Secret Life of Trees

In this Lincoln Park Zoo magazine feature, we discern the differences between the zoo’s conifers and deciduous trees.

January 26, 2015
Sand Cat Still Sleepy

Looks like our sand cat Cleo is rethinking that whole "It's time to get up" nonsense, as this post #FromACurator shares.

January 23, 2015
Snow Monkey Splashing Around

The snow monkeys at Regenstein Macaque Forest continue to explore their new home. Here’s a video of one of the Japanese macaques taking a first splash in the habitat’s hot spring.

January 23, 2015
Photo of the Week: January 23

New Amur tiger Pahstrel explores her outdoor habitat for the first time in our Photo of the Week.

January 23, 2015
Barnyard Blades

Did you know the zoo has a seasonal ice rink? It’s located in the middle of the Farm-in-the-Zoo between Stockton Drive and Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo—in other words, quite a fun, scenic location for skating.

January 22, 2015
Meet the Macaques

From Ono to Yuki, the new snow monkey troop has plenty of personalities on display. Here’s a breakdown of who’s who in the group!

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